Do you dream of being able to read more books? Inhale more learning and more knowledge? But do your dreams feel dashed due to your daily tug-of-war with your to-do list? “Who’s got the time?!” I can hear you grumbling. While reading is one of the best, most accessible ways to … [Read more...] about How to make major headway with your learning with Headway
I see you. Or rather I see all those tabs you have open on your browser. If your computer is groaning under the burden of all those open tabs I have the simplest and best solution ever. Seriously, this has been a game-changer for me. This same tool also helps if you need to group your … [Read more...] about Easily wrangle control of all your tabs with this amazing tool
We recently celebrated the 100th Learning and Development Roundtable! As part of that celebration, I curated a beautifully crafted list of 100 plus key life lessons, with input from readers like you. And finally, I fulfilled a decades-long desire – incorporating the magic of a laugh … [Read more...] about I dare you not to laugh with my new laugh track. It’s serious fun.
“The average professional spends 28% of the work day reading and answering email, according to a McKinsey analysis. …. that amounts to a staggering 2.6 hours spent and 120 messages received per day” (How to Spend Way Less Time on Email Every Day, by Matt Plummer, HBR). Enter email overload and … [Read more...] about Five tips for handling your email overload and overwhelm
Can you relate to any of these maelstrom-like scenarios in your head? If you have something that involves a series of steps and is something you do online, you can easily have your own personal scribe for auto-generating step-by-step guides for free. It’s so easy you’re going to fall over … [Read more...] about Voila! Your personal Scribe for auto-generating step-by-step guides for free
I did a Learning and Development Roundtable on How to really engage people for lasting listening, light-hearted learning, can-do, collaboration, and clever creativity. It was based on member requests, as everyone is looking for ways to engage people. And by engage I mean … Engagement … [Read more...] about Bubble, bubble toil, and (no!) trouble. Tech bubbles, that is!
It doesn’t matter if it’s a Zoom (image source) or MS Teams meeting - our online attention is lagging. People get bored easily, check out, or worse, even fall asleep! Meanwhile, you’re left feeling frustrated, and embarrassed with a pile of colossally wasted time in your lap It … [Read more...] about Is attention lagging in your online meetings? Here’s how to fix that.
You have a great idea while you’re in an online meeting and you want to get others’ input but you’re stuck on how to do that in a way that’s easy for everyone. You had a great online workshop (yes it’s possible) and you want to keep the conversation going but you’re stumped with how to do that … [Read more...] about An easy, effective way to collaborate online (PhD in technology not required)